> At Roedean the girls call the female staff Madam, by long 
> tradition. I've 
> never heard of this in any other school. At most UK schools 
> all female 
> staff, whether married or not, are likely to be called just 
> Miss. You have 
> to train the pupils quite hard to call you Mrs X or Miss Y.

> --
> Barbara Dryden

I remember in my first term at junior school addressing a female member
of staff as just 'Miss' (no idea why or where I got it from) and believe
me I never did it again. Nobody would have dared at senior school
either, it was Miss X / Mrs X

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